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We are interested in reading your abstract of 500 words or less surronding A.A. Literature, Culture and the Experience. The topic is open! We look forward to reading your submissions.
This year the SCMLA will host this event on October 11-14 in San Antonio, TX!
Please submit your abstracts to:
Christel Woods firstname.lastname@example.org
This is an open CFP for the Women's Caucus of the SCMLA hosted in San Antonio, TX!
We are asking for an abstract of 500 words or less explaining your area of interest.
The interest should be an interesting surronding women in some capacity.
We look forward to reading your submissions!
Christel Woods email@example.com
Digital Defoe Journal is seeking papers for its next issue (Issue 10.1, Fall 2018). Articles that explore any area relating to Defoe and/or his contemporaries are welcome!
In addition to traditional scholarly papers, we welcome essays on fresh pedagogical approaches to the works of Defoe and his contemporaries. We also particularly encourage the submission of innovative digital and multimedia projects.
Deadline for submissions is 1 May 2018.
CFP: Horror Comes Home (edited collection; film and television)
Deadline: Abstracts 1/15/18; Essays 8/1/18
The horror genre in film and television is no stranger to images of home. As Carol Clover notes, most horror occurs within a “terrible place,” often a space that, in fact, represents home, transforming it from a refuge to a prison or a supernatural battleground.
How do our understandings of home shift within the horror genre when “home” might mean a coffin, a sideshow, a hotel, a tent, or transitory refuge? What happens to notions of home when it is the site of physical or psychological violence or contamination? This volume seeks to engage with the spectrum of these representations of home within the horror genre.
The main aim of the conference is to provide a forum for discussion on the broad spectrum of issues pertaining to Translation Studies, with a particular emphasis on the position that national identity occupies in societies, as well as to the manners in which it is approached in translation in this rapidly changing and diversifying world.
Therefore, we invite specialists in the areas of literature, linguistics, translation studies, as well as cultural studies to participate in the event. We are open to a wide range of approaches and would welcome researchers specializing in various types of discourse - from literary, historical, social and political discourse, to specialist, professional, audiovisual and other.
Call for Papers
Pauline E. Hopkins Society
American Literature Association
29th Annual Conference
May 24-27, 2018
San Francisco, CA
The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society will sponsor two sessions at the 29th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association.
Panel One: Pauline Hopkins and Genre
Novel Spaces: Capitalism, Technology, Community
Organization: Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference Date: March 24th, 2018
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keynote: Homi K. Bhabha, Harvard University
Submission deadline for roundtable and presentations extended to January 15th, 2018!
Following a lecture-cum-workshop in January 2017 with Birgit Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele on the topic of “Diffraction” in Erfurt, the Erfurt Research Network on New Materialism (ENNM) developed an interest in the idea of reading literary (and other) texts diffractively. Therefore, we are looking for contributions for a book proposal for the Book Series New Critical Humanities (series editors Birgit M. Kaiser, Timothy O’Leary and Kathrin Thiele), at Rowman & Littlefield International. The publication will be an edited volume of articles on the notion of “Diffractive Reading”.
Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Gathering
Call for Academic Papers
Indiana University Bloomington is pleased to announce a call for proposals for Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Gathering, a two-day conference/festival in celebration of the life and work of Kurt Vonnegut to be held May 11-12, 2018 at Indiana University Bloomington.
The Association for Documentary Editing invites nominations for the 2018 Boydston Essay Prize. The prize will be awarded to the best essay or review published between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017, the primary focus of which is the editing of a volume of works or documents. The award carries a cash honorarium of $300. Eligible essays may have been published in digital and print journals, monographs, and collections. Please submit nominations and citations in the body of an e-mail, and attach essays or reviews to be considered as Rich Text Format (RTF), MS Word, or PDF to the address below. Self-nominations are welcome. The prize will be awarded in June 2018 at the ADE annual meeting in Olympia, Washington.
Saint Louis University Madrid
submissions to before March 31, 2018:
Nature and Narrative: Writing, Literature and Pedagogy in the Anthropocene
Madrid, June 22-23, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS
Since the discovery of DNA the metaphor of writing to the genetic makeup of living beings has
been a tempting one to engage. As George and Muriel Beadle wrote in 1966 (and as Marcello
Barbieri points to in his essay “What is Biosemiotics?”) “The deciphering of the genetic code has
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 52 (1/2019)
Daniel Ross (Universidad de Investigación de Tecnología Experimental Yachay, Ecuador)
Adrian Mróz (Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland)
Preface with Anaïs Nony (Florida State University)
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018
Revisioning America: History, Myth, and Reality
The 53rd International Conference organized by
The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)
Seoul, South Korea, September 14-15, 2018
Ev’ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference
A conference free and open to the public hosted by the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture
University of California, Berkeley
April 12-14, 2018 at Sutardja Dai Hall on the U.C. Berkeley campus
For most recently updated information please visit cssc.berkeley.edu
The extended submission deadline is Feb 28, 2018, with rolling decisions announced.